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"Ruptured Duck" Cuff Link?

Discussion in 'Medals, Insignia, Badges & Recalls' started by GadgetWorks, Dec 17, 2015.

  1. GadgetWorks

    GadgetWorks Member

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    Is this a "Ruptured Duck" piece? Looks to be a cuff link. It has a round disk on the backside connected by a small diameter piece. My mom may have another one.
     

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    Some veterans did turn them into cuff links
     
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    This is one piece and the back is a flat disk. If you look at the picture, you can see the bottom disk has the same diameter as the front. Unless worn in a button hole, you can't pin it on.
     
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    A pic of the back would have been helpful. However, I found a thread on the usmilitariaforum.com which may address the original question. One of the members there apparently came across 3 pair of "Broken Duck" cuff links.
     
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    i did some searching and did find it mentioned as a lapel button, also. There seems to be quite a few of them.
     
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